Intro: The 2011 Range Rover Sport offers a leaner take on the classic Range Rover SUV. Sharing its platform with the new Land Rover LR4, the Sport is lighter and more nimble than its larger brethren while retaining its styling and V8 power.
Features: Designed as more of a city-dweller, the 5-passenger Range Rover Sport features a 7-inch touch screen that lets the driver operate an array of vehicle systems, including the Harmon/Kardon 14-speaker 480-watt stereo.
Performance: The base engine for the Range Rover Sport is a 5-liter V8 sending 375 horsepower to full time four-wheel drive through a 6-speed automatic transmission, while the rang topping SC model gets a supercharged 510 horsepower 5-liter V8.
Fuel Economy: Here are the highest and lowest EPA estimates for fuel economy:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2011 Land Rover Range Rover Sport is $59,645. A Supercharged SC model starts at $73,545. The Range Rover Sport is backed by a 4-year, 50,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: Distinct Land Rover styling, potent powerplants and impressive in-car technology keep the Range Rover Sport among the leaders in luxury sport utility vehicles.